2014 News

2015 Central Pacific Regional Figure Skating Championships

October 18–21, 2014

The 2015 Central Pacific Regional Figure Skating Championships was held at the Salt Lake City Sports Complex in Salt Lake City, Utah. Congratulations to all the Peninsula Skating Club skaters who competed.

In Intermediate Ladies, Elizabeth Ding finished in fourth place.

In Junior Ladies, Megan Wessenberg placed third and Lexi Nara-Yoshimura finished in sixth place. Cindy Zihan Yang and Angela Case also competed.

In Juvenile Boys, Jeffrey Chen captured gold, while Ian Ramsey placed third and Jonathan Ko finished in fourth place.

In Juvenile Girls CR, Flora Peng, Melody Jing, Megan Yeh and Allison Zheng finished in 9th, 10th, 12th, and 16th.

In Juvenile Girls QR Group A, Allison Zheng, Amy Liu and Zoe Onderdonk finished in 7th, 15th and 16th place, while Flora Peng finished second, Melody Jing finished fifth and Megan Yeh finished eighth in Juvenile Girls QR Group B.

In Novice Ladies, Lily Sun placed fourth, while Sarah Zhang finished sixth and Megan Stenman finished 11th.

In Novice Men, Alain Sandraz placed fifth.

In Senior Ladies, Sara Billman placed 10th.

Hannah Onderdonk placed 5th in No Test Girls Free Skate, Dash Kamriani Beard finished second in Pre-Juvenile Boys Free Skate, and Anastasia Chechentenko placed second in Pre-Juvenile Girls Free Skating Group A. David Case placed first in Pre-Preliminary Boys Free Skate, Emily Clinkscales finished in first place in Pre-Preliminary Girls Free Skate Group B, and Olivine Kamriani Beard finished first in Pre-Preliminary Test Track. See all the 2015 Central Pacific Non Qual Results.

Peninsula SC Member Connie Curry Awarded the 2014 Sue Stokes Trophy

Peninsula SC member Connie Curry was awarded the 2014 Sue Stokes Trophy at the Bay Area Ice Dance Weekend at Sharks Ice, Oct 10-12, 2014

Sue Stokes was a long time member of St. Moritz ISC and a founding member of BAID. She was an active ice dancer and judge. The Sue Stokes Trophy was inaugurated by BAID to celebrate her courage, love of skating, and her many contributions to our sport.

Connie Curry took up ice skating late in life (we won't mention how late) and has been taking ice dance tests. Last year she passed the Preliminary Free Dance and at this year's dance weekend she exhibited an enhanced version of her free dance with professional John Dowding.


ISU JGP Croatia Cup 2014

October 8–11, 2014

Karen Chen finished in second place in Junior Ladies at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Ice Skating Croatia Cup in Zagreb, Croatia. Elliana Pogrebinsky and her partner Alex Benoit finished eighth in Junior Ice Dance.

Karen Chen - Free Skate Program

Karen Chen - Short Program

Elliana Pogrebinsky and Alex Benoit - Short Dance

Elliana Pogrebinsky and Alex Benoit - Free Dance

2014 National Solo Dance Championship Finals

September 17–20, 2014

Sarah Zhang won the Gold Medal in Junior Dance at the U.S. Solo National Dance Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Congratulations!

Best Wishes to Our College-Bound Seniors

Congrats to our members who are attending college this fall!

Nolan Caro-Greene, University of California, Berkeley
Nicole Crisci, New York University, New York
Alyssa Rhodes, Willamette University
Elodie Sandraz, University of California, San Diego
Janice Wang, University of Southern California

If we missed you on this list, please contact the webmaster so we can add your name!

2014 National Solo Dance Championship Finals

September 17–20, 2014

Congratulations to the Peninsula SC skaters who qualified to compete in the 2014 National Solo Dance Championship Finals! These skaters are:

Sonali Barker, Reagan Harwood, Elisha Hoffman, Angela Honda, Jennifer Huang, Samantha Ramsey, Elodie Sandraz, Tanisha Shankar, Rebecca Stout, Megan Vo, Cindy Zihan Yang, Michelle Yau, and Sarah Zhang

The 2014 National Solo Dance Championship Finals will take place at The Broadmoor World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colorado from September 17-20, 2014 and will be hosted by the Broadmoor Skating Club.

Good luck to all our competitors there!

U.S. International Classic

September 11–14, 2014

Polina Edmunds captured gold in Senior Ladies at the U.S. International Classic in Salt Lake City. Congrats Polina! Ice Network has her short program and free skate program.

JGP Nagoya TV Cup 2014

September 11–14, 2014

Elliana Pogrebinsky and her partner Alex Benoit finished fifth in Junior Ice Dance at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Aichi, Japan.

JGP Czech Skate 2014

September 3–6, 2014

Karen Chen won a bronze medal in Junior Ladies while Lorraine McNamara and her partner Quinn Carpenter captured the bronze medal in Junior Ice Dance at the ISU Junior Grand Prix in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Karen Chen - Short Program

Karen Chen - Free Skate

 

Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter - Short Dance

Lorraine McNamara and Quinn Carpenter - Free Dance

Glacier Falls Summer Classic

July 31–August 3, 2014

Congratulations to Polina Edmunds for her first place finish at the Glacier Falls summer classic ladies senior event.

Polina Edmunds - Short Program

Polina Edmunds - Long Program

From the photo gallery